Wrong-Way Crash on State Route 20 Kills Two People, Left Car Hanging
Skagit County, WA (August 6, 2020) – On Wednesday, two people died a car was left hanging off a bridge in a wrong-way crash on State Route 20.
The fatal crash happened at about 12:30 p.m. near the Swinomish Slough in Skagit County.
Moreover, State Patrol said a car traveling west in the eastbound lanes of SR-20 struck another vehicle.
State troopers and medics responded to the scene and pronounced both of the drivers dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, authorities fully blocked the eastbound lanes of the highway at the scene during the crash response.
Sweet Lawyers express their sympathies to the family and friends of the two deceased. May you find courage during this time of grief.
Dealing With a Fatal Crash
In the case of this fatal car crash, it is crucial that the family of the victim become aware of their rights under the law. This means that they may have a right to file a lawsuit.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss. Some common examples include funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.” Loss of consortium generally means the deprivation of future affection and companionship over an untimely death.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports. Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand. Obtaining an experienced attorney with therefore ensure a fighter in your corner. An attorney will make sure that your rights are respected, and that justice is brought forth. Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family space to heal while ensuring the victim is properly vindicated,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
To conclude, it is best to reach out to the expert attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of expertise in the legal field and will do everything it takes to win your legal case. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852. You may also send us an e-mail, or talk to our live chat for a free consultation with a professional in your area. Finally, we are open 24×7.